12-Time Olympic Medalist Ryan Lochte was visited by Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry. The former Olympian told Henry that he was a skeptic and that the medium would have his work cut out for him. But by the end of the reading, Lochte was a big believer.
During the reading, Henry received a message asking, "I feel like you could've had a grandfather, like, try to come through to you as you were swimming? And it's coming across in a bit of a strange way, but it might have been like a monumental event?"
Lochte had in fact been at a monumental event that involved swimming. He competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. And he believed Henry was referring to the 200 meter backstroke finals.
Lochte told Henry, "I just remembered looking up in the ceiling, and being like, 'If you're up there--' talking to my grandpa -- "Um, help me out.'" Well, apparently Lochte's prayers were answered.
The Olympian said he got a sudden burst of energy that enabled him to not only win gold but also set a new world record.
Lochte was glad Henry was able to connect him to his grandfather, saying, "He was my best friend growing up, and when he passed, I wasn't able to say good-bye, and... So, now that I have that kind of closure, and I know that, like, no matter what, he's-he's passed away, but he's still up there, like, still, like, watching over me, uh, on a daily basis. Like, that means everything."